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Changes in Family Life (Works of William H. Beveridge)

Changes in Family Life (Works of William H. Beveridge)

William H. Beveridge
October 07, 2015

This volume is the printed version of a survey carried out in conjunction with a B.B.C. series called "The changing world" which was broadcast in 1932. Four of the talks were monologues by Beveridge (The changing family, The family and the population question, Nature and nurture and The enduring...

The Pillars of Security (Works of William H. Beveridge)

The Pillars of Security (Works of William H. Beveridge)

William H. Beveridge
October 07, 2015

This volume is made up of articles and broadcasts and deals with the conditions and methods of making the British war effort more effective. It then goes on to deal with post war problems and discusses the Beveridge Report in its perspective of social policy designed to make "New Britain" after the...

Voluntary Action (Works of William H. Beveridge): A Report on Methods of Social Advance

Voluntary Action (Works of William H. Beveridge): A Report on Methods of Social Advance

William H. Beveridge
October 07, 2015

It is the author’s contention that an abundance of voluntary action outside the citizen’s home, both individually and collectively, for bettering his own and his fellows’ lives, are the distinguishing marks of a truly free society. This volume is a study of how such action can be kept alive in the...

The Evidence for Voluntary Action (Works of William H. Beveridge)

The Evidence for Voluntary Action (Works of William H. Beveridge)

William H. Beveridge, A. F. Wells
October 07, 2015

This supplementary volume to Beveridge’s important work Voluntary Action sets out some of the important material on which the Report is based, and amplifies it by giving views and statements of fact submitted by many experts in the fields covered by his Inquiry....

The London School of Economics (Works of William H. Beveridge): And Its Problems 1919-1937

The London School of Economics (Works of William H. Beveridge): And Its Problems 1919-1937

William H. Beveridge
October 07, 2015

The eighteen years when William Beveridge was Director of the LSE, saw some of the School’s greatest expansion. The years between the wars presented a number of problems discussed in this book, such as those of finding space in the heart of London, of the proper scope and method of economics, of...

A Beveridge Reader (Works of William H. Beveridge)

A Beveridge Reader (Works of William H. Beveridge)

Karel Williams, John Williams
October 07, 2015

The editors have chosen substantial extracts to illustrate the major themes and ideas in Beveridge’s writing over a period of more than four decades, ranging from his book Unemployment, published in 1909, to the Beveridge Report of 1942 and beyond. Sections cover his social philosophy; the crucial...

Full Employment in a Free Society (Works of William H. Beveridge): A Report

Full Employment in a Free Society (Works of William H. Beveridge): A Report

William H. Beveridge
October 07, 2015

Beveridge defined full employment as a state where there are slightly more vacant jobs than there are available workers, or not more than 3% of the total workforce. This book discusses how this goal might be achieved, beginning with the thesis that because individual employers are not capable of...

The Works of William H. Beveridge

The Works of William H. Beveridge

Various
November 26, 2014

William Beveridge (1879-1963) was a key figure in the modernization of British economic and social policy who published widely on unemployment and social security. Among his most notable works and reprinted in this set are, Full Employment in a Free Society (1944), and Pillars of Security (1943)....

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